Digital Citizenship

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Bullying

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Check out this Dateline report on bullying and how WE can stop it at our school! It involves the 85% of kids who are BYSTANDERS! Are you a “Do Something” or a “Do Nothing” person?

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The Students from across the Elk Grove Unified School District are taking a stand against cyberbullying through a new student-led campaign called #UnfollowBullying.

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Digital Media Consumption

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Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.

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Cyber Ethics

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    Creative Commons

What is Creative Commons? Check out the video below to learn how you can use other people’s copyrighted work and share your copyrighted work to make the world a more interesting and creative place!


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Fair Use

What is “fair use,” and what does it mean for me when I’m working on a project involving the copyrighted works of others?


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Check out U.S. Code Title 17, Section 107 which legally defines “Fair Use” by clicking HERE.

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Is this “remix” an example of a fair use even though it’s using copyrighted works of others?

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Copyright

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Copyright on Campus – A Six Minute Exploration of the Nuances of Copyright

 

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Teaching Copyright from the Library of Congress

 

Copyright Infringement: 5 Myths vs Facts

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Applications for Education
The infographic above, produced by FloydWorx, provides a good set of reminders for students to consult when they’re looking online for materials to use in their projects. 

 

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Citing Sources

What is plagiarizing? When do you have to “cite” a work? Check out Vaughan Memorial Library’s tutorial below!

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What is “citing” your work? How do you cite a work? Check out the Son of Citation Machine below to create citations using MLA or APA style!

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Or check out “Bibme” below to create citations for books, websites, magazines, journals, even movies!

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Or check out “Easy Bib” below to create citations for books, websites, magazines, journals, even movies!

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Digital Citizenship Links & Sites

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The Elk Grove Unified School District has compiled dozens of resources on a variety of digital citizenship topics: from copyright, to online safety, to protecting oneself from online predators and bullying, and more. Resources for parents, students, and teachers can be found by visiting the EGUSD Internet Safety webpage.

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